Starting in 1915 and every few years since then, delegates from every council across the nation and USA Girl Scouts Overseas—our National Council—have met to discuss, debate, and vote on issues important to the Girl Scout Movement and elect national leaders for the next triennium. In 2020, even as we made history with our first-ever virtual National Council Session (NCS), we dreamed of the day when we could be together in person again.
That moment came this summer, at the 2023 Girl Scout Convention at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Approximately 900 delegates, including several hundred girl members aged 14–17, represented their councils. They elected a new National Board, including new National President Noorain F. Khan, engaged in breakout discussions about governance topics, and respectfully debated and voted on important issues. Read about the actions taken (PDF) on the proposals. (We also updated the Blue Book of Basic Documents (PDF) to reflect those actions.)
After the conclusion of NCS, we welcomed thousands MORE Girl Scouts from across the country and around the world to take part in fun and enriching programs, make new friends, and attend special performances and celebrations at Phenom By Girl Scouts. It was Phenom-enal!
We can’t wait to get together again for our 57th National Council Session in 2026 and will share news about the location and date by the end of the year. Meanwhile, check out the recap blog and experience the powerful moments that made the 2023 Girl Scout Convention unforgettable.
Questions about 2023 Girl Scout Convention? Contact the Convention team.